"This publication is a brief guide to information about "precision farming" a means of growing crops by making more efficient use of inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides. Other terms for precision farming include: prescription farming, prescription agriculture, site-specific farming and site-specific crop management. The expected benefits of precision farming include increased farm profits with less possibility of environmental damage from agricultural operations." Agritopics Series no. AT 95-01. Compiled by: Bonnie Emmert, Water Quality Information Center; Jane Gates, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center; and Joe Makuch, Water Quality Information Center. December 1994. NAL Cal no. aZ5073.A37 no.95-01.